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I do not resent this school, my experiences, or anyone here, but there are some MAJOR DRAWBACKS that you must be aware of if you are considering going here. For instance, all students, and yes I mean all of them, recognize DBU as Duffle Bag University (not Dallas Baptist University). Seriously, the majority of students go home on weekends which leaves anyone on campus with nothing to do. It is an endless cycle of nothingness from Friday morning until Monday morning. It is quite unfortunate because it really hinders any potential community. There are fun things to do, but only for the first year. All events that are hosted are only geared towards freshman who want to meet other freshman. The academics are not very rigorous, the cafeteria is DISGUSTING because the food is often undercooked and unhealthy, and this school will suck all of the money out of you and your family. I have three words for you that define the status of DBU : GREEDY GREEDY GREEDY. Scholarships? They give very little to students. Furthermore, EVERYTHING at DBU costs money. Most of the events that should be free to students cost $10 or more which makes students not want to go to anything. Moreover, any campus job that you are interested in is worthless because they run you into the ground while disgracing your reputation by offering a pathetic wage. This is the truth. Although, most students don't mind because it gives them something to do since there's nothing ever going on here.

Positives: I appreciate that this school incorporates faith in everything because the professors truly exemplify Christ-likeness in most, if not all situations. I learned a lot during my time at DBU because of some of the staff and faculty members that fostered my growth as a Christian. Also, the students here are truly lovely people. Although I am transferring for the reasons above, I have made decent friendships. I'd say that everyone here is a truly genuine person, it is just a shame that DBU doesn't have more going on because people are at a loss with how to make community. I joined a great sorority, but even then, it was such a waste of my time because of all of the restrictions placed on fun activities within the organization. Advice: I highly recommend this school for students who have worried parents, who have a lot of money, who live close, or who are athletes. But, I highly DO NOT recommend if you are an introvert, middle class loan recipient, or a student who will be more than 45 minutes away from home.

2nd Year Female -- Class 1920
Useful Schoolwork: A+, Faculty Accessibility: F
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Beware of Dallas Baptist.BrightBusiness - Management and Administration
Beware of Dallas Baptist. I was a recruited athlete and was told when I arrived on campus that my hair and the way I dressed would have to change or I would not "fit in" with the team. I kid you not, it happened. If you want to conform to their standards and basically be a robot without any creative thought or expression, then this is the place for you!
1st Year Male -- Class 1920
Campus Aesthetics: B, Friendliness: D
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I was raped there by a student who used to work security named Mark. They covered the whole thing up then kicked me out and wouldn't let me in to stay with my friends there in the dorm when I had a falling out with my family and nowhere to turn at age 19. That Christian propaganda is a load of shit. My advise: DO NOT GO TO THIS SCHOOL.
1st Year Female -- Class 2017
Campus Aesthetics: A+, Education Quality: F
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